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The Doctors on the Road to Recovery

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Two doctors gave me tough love at crucial times in my recovery, for which I am now grateful, though I wasn’t at the time. Shortly after I joined OA in 1990, my new friends suggested I see my general practitioner about my recurring stomach upsets. This doctor told me bluntly that the upsets were due to my anorexia, specifically from eating extremely small meals with long gaps in between. My stomach was letting the food sit undigested until it began to ferment, and the resulting gas and toxins brought on upsets. Eat little and often, the doctor told me, and

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